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Mother's Day

Amazing ! This Ninety Year Old Mom is Still Turning Heads!

Editor’s Note: As Mother’s Day approaches, we love sharing stories about wonderful mothers. This is a condensed version of a story we wrote about a special lady. Her children provided all the wonderful details and have given us permission to publish her story.’ On May 4, 1928, Grace (nee Bonome) …

amazing mother

To The Amazing Mother Whose Beating Heart I Heard First

There is an amazing mother in my life. One whose beating heart first started within my womb. She is named Gina for my late brave Grandmother.  And, her father’s sister.  A kind and wonderful woman.  It’s no wonder that Gina has become an amazing mother. She lives up to her …

The Powerful Legacy of the Mother Full of Grace

The mother full of grace.  The epitome of mothers was captured in beautiful song.  The Ave Maria.  Repeated in many languages.  To me, and to many.   The mother of all mothers. Then there was my mom. My own mother was full of grace. In more ways than one. Mother’s Day …

A Brave Mother

First in a Series: Portrait of a Brave Mother

Some people brag about their grandma’s cooking.  Not me.  In fact, I can’t remember a dish she cooked that I enjoyed.  But, I can tell you this.  My grandmother was the bravest woman on earth.  A brave mother. And, the most humble one.  She wanted no one to know of …

life story

The Importance of Documenting a Life Story

Many find pleasure in researching genealogy, as family history tells us of the past that led to today’s people. The living are the greatest equipped to tell their own life story. They have their own version of yesterday’s tales. They best explain the background of family traditions. As a writer, …

family roots

Where Did I Come From? (Family Roots)

Let me forewarn you.  I am not about to reveal life’s great mysteries to you.  I am not going to tell you the facts of life.  You will have to look elsewhere for tales of the birds and the bees.  However, I do want to help you find out where …

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